Lázár envisages minimum wage, pension rising

Energy Trade

The minimum wage in Hungary is expected to rise by 5.5% as of next year, while pensions could increase 1.6%, Cabinet Chief János Lázár said at his regular weekly press conference yesterday. 

According to the minister, the recently launched state utilities company ENKSZ would become the biggest player on the gas and electricity market in 2016, after which further reductions in utilities prices could be made in 2017-2018.

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